Georgian Movies Compete in French Short Films Festival

Tornike Baziava’s Wake-man and Giorgi Todria’s Lost Village will compete in the International Festival of Short Films in Clermont Ferrand from February 5th till 13th.

The festival of Clermont Ferrand is one of the most authoritative short film festivals worldwide. The festival sees 100 000 spectators annually.

Wake-Man won the Georgian National Film Center competition and was made with the support of GNFC and TBC Bank.

The film is a story of a poor old man who attends wakes he finds out about through newspaper obituaries. This seemingly sad situation is surprisingly entertaining and comic.The movie was named best short film at the Tbilisi International Film Festival and awarded with a Prometheus.

Lost Village, directed by Giorgi Todria, is a film about the life of a middle-aged couple in an abandoned village. One day a light appears in an abandoned house. This fact changes the life of the couple, as the husband and wife react to the situation in a very different way. The short has been awarded prizes at various film festivals in Spain and Greece.

18 January 2016 11:45